Poetry workshops for teenagers and its free

A five week block of poetry workshops for teenagers will start at 5 Dean Street this April, continuing on april 19 and 26 April and May 3 and 10 from 4:30pm-6:30pm and its free

Venue: Kilkenny Arts Office, No 5 Dean Street. Tutor: Edward Denniston.

In this series of workshops participants will explore ways of reading poetry and look at how language makes a picture, examining imagery and taking part in exercises to elicit strong image poems. They will explore the notion of the strong voice in a poem. They will develop ideas from a series of imagined photographs found in an old camera. Responding to a photo or painting. Work on and finish the final draft of a poem. Explore ‘Broken’ as literal and metaphorical. Look at sentence-making, punctuation and the long line/sentence poem. To book please email Julie.mcguirk@kilkennycoco.ie or 0567794547